Preparation for Adoption Readiness for Kids in Alaska (PARKA) is a comprehensive adoption preparation, training, and support program that specializes in older youth and sibling group adoptions. PARAKA families are supported during every step of the adoption process from licensing, training, matching disclosure, transition, post-placement, and post-adoption. During PARKA, families are guided through 5 phases: (1) 28 hours of adoption training; (2) Home Study; (3) Identification and matching with waiting children; (4) Post-placement to finalization; and (5) Six-month post-finalization. PARKA also provides families resource referrals, trauma informed parenting, support groups, coaching, and individualized therapy. PARKA is free of charge to families.

Train and support families through all phases of the adoption process.